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The San Diego Union-Tribune
Composer's 'the Boy Friend' Made Julie Andrews a Star
Sandy Wilson, the author, composer and lyricist whose winsome, nostalgic and tuneful pastiche of 1920s musicals, "The Boy Friend," made a stage star of Julie Andrews and later a movie star of the model Twiggy, died Aug. 27 in Taunton, England.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Ashlee Simpson 'steals' Mary Poppins bird lady hat
Ashlee Simpson must be a fan of Mary Poppins because she appeared to be wearing a hat just like the sweet old bird lady's in the 1964 Julie Andrews classic.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Maria Von Trapp, RIP
Earlier this year, an event happened that did not receive wide notice. The last of the Von Trapp Family Singers, the last of the children---the real ones---died.
17 Reasons Mary Poppins Will Always Be The World's Best Nanny
JANUARY 01: Photo of English actress Julie Andrews dressed as the title character from the 1964 film Mary Poppins.
10 fun facts about 'The Wizard of Oz' and 'Mary Poppins'
"The Wizard of Oz," starring Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale, celebrates its 75th anniversary on Aug. 25, and "Mary Poppins," starring Julie Andrews, celebrates its 50th anniversary on Aug. 27. Following are fun facts about the two movies.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
That's more than a teaspoon of sugar! Iconic scenes from Mary...
That's more than a teaspoon of sugar! Iconic scenes from Mary Poppins mark 50 years since no-nonsense nanny became film star It is the ultimate feel-good Disney musical starring Dick Van Dyke, who possibly had the worst Cockney accent in cinematic history and Julie Andrews who played Mary Poppins.
Celebrating Julie Andrews
This month marks the 50th anniversary of Disney's beloved film Mary Poppins , starring the legendary Julie Andrews .
Ainsworth's pokie plan for Fraulein Maria
Poker machine maker Ainsworth Game Technology will look to an Austrian nanny and a Las Vegas stripper to boost its US business.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
'Mary Poppins' makes magic in Ogunquit Playhouse production
And Ogunquit Playhouse audiences proclaim that pretty unanimously following performances of Mary Poppins at the venerable seacoast venue through Aug. 30. The Broadway musical about the magical nanny who flies in on the east wind to save the troubled Banks family is a pleasing mix of songs and situations from the iconic 1964 Walt Disney movie, ... (more)
Lauryn Hill dedicates new song 'Black Rage' to Ferguson
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Wed Aug 20, 2014
Rich Little Comes to Delaware's DuPont Theatre, 9/27
A master mimic of more than 200 voices, Rich Little continues to impress throughout the world, with a constant touring schedule of the United States, Canada and abroad, and now he's bringing his show to the DuPont Theatre for one night only! Tickets are on sale now for this chart-topping show which takes place on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at ... (more)
the Meeting* to Return to Joe's Pub with Tributes to Amy Winehouse, Julie Andrews & More
The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre , the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater in September 2014 for the launch of its landmark 6th season.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 8/17/2014
CINDERELLA Peninsula Arts Appreciation Council 8/14-8/23/2014 The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Molly Marie Walsh to Star Opposite Russell Grant in Thoroughly Modern Millie in London This Fall
American Molly Marie Walsh is to play the title role of Millie Dillmount alongside Russell Grant as the mysterious and sinister Mrs Meers in the Off West End premiere of the six-time Tony Award-winning tap dancing musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie.
New Times SLO
The children of SLO Little Theatre put on Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Cinderella'
Indeed, it is possible for a cast of children to perform a lovely play! The SLO Little Theatre is putting on Cinderella this month for its Academy of Creative Theatre summer program.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
Out & About: Julie Andrews tribute
The British Arts Centre pays tribute to Bristish actress-singer Julie Andrews, 50 years after her debut on the big screen with the classic Mary Poppins.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 8/10/2014
CINDERELLA Nolte Academy 8/15-8/17/2014 The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
A delightful Sound of Music closes 2014 season in Denver for Central City Opera
British soprano Katherine Manley carries The Sound of Music from the mountains to the city in a triumphant performance of one of the most popular musicals of all time at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Shelter Island Reporter
Cinema 114 to host 'The Americanization of Emily'
The film playing at Cinema 114 on Wednesday, August 13 will be "The Americanization of Emily."